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Power transmission industry forecasts growth

The PTDA Business Index for the first quarter of 2013 (1Q13) produced a reading of 61.1, which represents an increase over last quarter’s reading of 50.7. This indicates that the power transmission and motion control industry expanded for the 12th consecutive quarter at a slightly faster pace compared with the fourth quarter of 2012. However, […]

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Electroindustry confidence index indicates improvement in April

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association’s April Electroindustry Business Confidence Index (EBCI) for current North American business conditions indicated continued improvement in the business environment. The index edged up to 66.7 from the 65.9 recorded in March. By contrast, confidence in future business conditions declined in April but remains firmly in positive territory, according to NEMA. […]

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Electroindustry confidence index picks up in 2013

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association’s January Electroindustry Business Confidence Index (EBCI) for current North American business conditions built on the momentum generated at the end of 2012, climbing for the fifth month in a row to 73.8. The nearly ten point gain relative to December brought the index to its highest level since the recession. Moreover, the […]

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Confidence index for electroindustry businesses climbs to highest point in seven months

The National Electrical Manufacturers Assocation’s Electroindustry Business Confidence Index (EBCI) for current North American business conditions climbed nearly 13 points in October, its third straight monthly increase, to 58.3. The index reached its highest mark since April, while more respondents than not reported an improved business environment for the first time since June. The survey’s […]

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PTDA Business Index indicates growth but at slower pace

The Power Transmission Distributors Association Business Index for the third quarter of this year produced a reading of 50.3, which represents deceleration from the second quarter reading of 54.2. This indicates that the power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) industry expanded for the 10th consecutive quarter at a slower pace compared with the second quarter of this […]

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Siemens releases Power Engineering Guide 7.0

Siemens has released the Power Engineering Guide Edition 7.0, a manual for anyone involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electrical energy, from system planning to implementation and control. It is designed to assist engineers, technicians, planners and advisers who support students, trainees, electrical engineering teachers and energy technology teachers, including university lecturers. The guide […]

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PTDA Business Index for first quarter of 2012 indicates expansion and sales growth

The Power Transmission Distributors Association Business Index indicated that the first quarter of this year was the eighth consecutive quarter for business growth among PTDA members, with a reading of 75.4. Compared with a reading of 67.3 for the fourth quarter of 2011, the recently released first quarter results indicate the power transmission/motion control industry […]

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EBCI for February North American Business Conditions grows to six year high

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association’s Electroindustry Business Confidence Index (EBCI) for current North American conditions jumped sharply in February, rising more than 18 points to 72.5, its highest level in more than six years, according to NEMA. The survey’s measure of the degree of change in current North American conditions rose to its highest mark […]

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Future Conditions for North American electroindustry rises to seven month high in December

Results from the National Electrical Manufacturers Association’s latest business conditions survey show the Electroindustry Business Confidence Index (EBCI) for current North American conditions exceeded 50 points in December for a third consecutive month. More respondents reported that conditions improved relative to the previous month than reported that they declined, according to NEMA. Click here for the complete December […]

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